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Chiquet’s Map of Portugal

SKU: 9080
£175.00

Title:
Chiquet’s Map of Portugal

Date of publication:
1719

Printed Measurement:
16.5 x 22.5 cm

Colour:
original

Mapmaker(s):

  • Jacques Chiquet
  • Les Royaumes de Portugal et d’Algarve

    Copper engraving, 16.5 x 22.5 cm, original hand colour in outline, blank verso. This map of Portugal was published in Chiquet’s ‘Le nouveau et curieux atlas géographique et historique ...’.

    Chiquet (1673-1721) was a relatively successful Parisian engraver, print and mapseller. He published Antoine Menard’s ‘Le nouveau et curieux atlas’ in 1711, and reprinted it with Menard’s name burnished from the plate and replaced with his own and a new date, 1719, as here.